Keeping Cool with Hibiscus

Of the hundreds of species of hibiscus in the world, almost all of them originate in hot, tropical climates. In hot-weather cultures the world over, hibiscus is used to cool the body, relieve stress, and mitigate the effects of excessive heat. Today we will share three summer recipes to bring the cooling beauty of hibiscus […] Read more »

Aloe Vera

Aloe, Aloe barbandensis, chinensis is an easy-to-grow evergreen succulent. Originating in the Middle East, it is now grown commercially all over the world. It makes an excellent house plant, and has become well-known in the West as a first-aid remedy, especially for burns. Many households have an Aloe in the kitchen, snipping off a leaf […] Read more »

A few other uses for Zyflamend

This is a post about a specific product. I don’t usually do that, but I have to say Zyflamend is pretty special. It’s been New Chapter’s best-selling product for many years, and I’ve been taking it nearly that long. Zyflamend Whole Body, as they’re calling it now, is an anti-inflammatory blend whose “10 herbs showed […] Read more »

Digestive Enzymes

The Overall Benefits and Tasks of Digestive Enzymes Taking more digestive enzymes to aid in digestion is considered by a variety of health experts to be a health-smart habit. Digestion is a large undertaking the body has to go through, and it requires as much assistance as it can possibly get to keep the gut […] Read more »

Probiotics Benefits

Probiotics Benefits There are generally two periods of time in which you may benefit from taking probiotics: when you’re taking a course of antibiotics, and when you’re not. Antibiotics kill bacteria in your intestines and don’t discriminate between harmful bacteria and the benevolent bacteria that help your body digest food and contribute to overall health. […] Read more »